I'm lucky. This week, I'm at a Navy veteran's group to present a well deserved award to one of my Sailors. It's held in a nice hotel, and the group of veterans are great to hang out with. You'd think everything would be great. But there are problems, specifically one problem: I'm the youngest person … Continue reading Our Veteran Groups Are Dying
I spoke to Kathleen Wepner of Patriots Guardians at CPAC 2018 at the Gaylord National Harbor Hotel MD Their web site is here DaTechGuy at CPAC 2018 The story (blogged) so far: Thursday March 29th Voices of CPAC 2018 Kathleen Wepner of Patriot Guardians Voices of CPAC 2018 William Nardy of Rousa News PLUS the … Continue reading Voices of CPAC 2018 of Kathleen Wepner of Patriot Guardians
By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – Here’s a “feel good” story for you today. Meet Ray Urban. Ray is a WWII vet who turned 95 on September 4 and he is as full of spunk and vigor as any 25-year old. He has a fondness for skydiving, having trained for the paratroopers during the war until … Continue reading WWII Veteran is Oldest Skydiver in Louisiana
By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – The resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki last week came as no real surprise. It won’t solve the problem but he had to fall on his sword. The VA has been a mess for years and it really isn’t Shinseki’s fault, although certainly he has had time to take … Continue reading Anna Judd Runs Across America and into Shreveport for Veterans
We all know dealing with the government can be challenging. Anyone who has lived through an IRS audit (4 years in a row) can attest to that. Maybe there was a bit of personal agitation in that statement, but I digress. I was once enlisted in the Army. I am proud of my service and … Continue reading The VA – The Ultimate in Veterans Perspective
Two things 1. Anyone want to make book on how long it takes for it to go on ABC, CBS, NBC MSNBC or CNN (only Jake Tapper might use it) 2. Anyone want to make book on how long it will take Harry Reid to bring up the monument bill if this photo gets out? … Continue reading Mea Culpa Update: A Photo the MSM Will not be in a Hurry to Show. (My Bad photo from NYC not DC)
John Farmer tell about the Veterans Brick Memory Walkway in Fitchburg. Remember he will be happy to take labor as well as cash. BTW he is also involved in Wreaths Across America another worthy cause. Here is the Sentinel & Enterprise story on the day.